Category Archives: cancer

Adventures in the KuNtRy

Many of my personal friends (about 450 of you on Facebook) know and may follow with amusement my KuNtRy sagas with burning. For those of you who don’t know, allow me to briefly bring you up to date… People in … Continue reading

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Foods Known to Contain GMO and Genetically Engineered (GE) Ingredients

I recently wrote an article entitled Heirloom vs. Hybrid and GMO…What’s the difference? And why should I care?, and maybe because gardening season is lurking or maybe because people are becoming more aware of the importance of healthful food, but suddenly … Continue reading

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Fusarium, Fusarium…Everywhere!

Yesterday, I got a little caught up on a little fungus called Fusarium.  I woke up today still intrigued by yesterday’s findings, and I got to wondering again…Fusarium seems to be an emerging topic. I got to thinking about another … Continue reading

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Can You Say, “DUH!” to Round-up Study?

Finally what most of us have know and/or suspected for years comes to light… Roundup Birth Defects: Regulators Knew World’s Best Selling Herbicide Causes Problems, New Report Finds Wish this had been out when I wrote my last two posts: … Continue reading

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Knoxville Public Service Department Steps Up…to Round-Up

On 3 June 2011, the Knoxville Public Service department met with concerned Parkridge residents in regards to the herbicide over-spraying that occurred in May.  The following is a summary of what took place.  This summary was also sent to Mayor … Continue reading

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Justified Spraying? or Serious Poisoning? Someone’s a little herbicide happy…

A few months ago, I met with David Brace, Deputy Director of Public Service, to discuss the use of herbicides as a method for weed control, especially in the neighborhoods.  The reason I did this is because over the course … Continue reading

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A Movie You Won’t See at Regal…

  JPS Film’s new movie, The Idiot Cycle, “follows the cycle taken by the world’s largest chemical producers: Dow Chemical, BASF, Bayer, Dupont, Astrazeneca, and Monsanto. [It shows] how these chemical companies, who manufacture and emit cancer causing chemical substances, … Continue reading

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